Losing Mom

And the Cost of Grief

“People come, people go, life goes on.”

When I was 19, my boyfriend went into nursing. Even though we broke up, we still talked on the phone now and then. After he graduated nursing school, I asked him how his new job was going. He described caring for patients who’d come in for treatment but had died. When I asked him how he was dealing with that, he said, “people come, people go…

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